Data shows that the daily rate of Covid-19 vaccination in the US is the lowest as CDC started tracking the rates in mid-January. Approximately, 2,31,695 people are receiving their first dose of vaccination which is 31% less than the last week, 47% less than the month.
Even many people in the US are not immunized yet. About 16 states of the US are still looking to vaccinate half of their residents as per data recorded from CDC. And in 25% of the eligible vaccination population, 70 million people have not received their vaccination shot yet.
CDC Starts Tracking Covid -19 Vaccination In Mid-January
Just 55% of the total US population is fully vaccinated. The number of eligible people is rising and they will receive their vaccination shots soon which will boost the overall vaccine rates.
Pfizer and Biotech are planning to authorize the Covid-19 booster shots for children under the age of 12 which helps in bringing more and more US populations protected from this virus. Pfizer Chairman and CEO, Albert Bourla, told ABC News on Sunday that “it’s just a matter of a few days and not even weeks”. It is told when Pfizer has submitted the data for children between the 5 to 11 years of age to the US FDA.
The director of CDC Dr. Rochelle Walensky has said on ABC News “Good morning America” on Monday that the CDC will review the data for vaccination of 5 to 11 years of age as urgent.
Rochelle Walensky has said, “that they are loitering for this information”. It is said when he had asked about how soon the permission and booster for kids will be seen into effect after Pfizer submits their data. She further added that booster shots for people who have got the modern and J&J vaccine will be addressed to the same urgency as of Pfizer vaccination.
Further, she also added that the current shots are only available for the people who have taken their second dose of Pfizer or BioNTech vaccine more than half a year ago.
Walensky said ” We will skip you if you miss the Moderna and J&J shots. She said these when she was asked about the availability of booster shots for the children’s groupage. And if any blend and bout can occur with Covid-19 vaccines in the future.
Presently, the Covid-19 booster for teenagers above 12 has got permission. It has created a stir amongst health professionals in case the children increase with the school years begin and delta variants will be transferred more.
26% of the Covid-19 cases across the US mostly occurred in children as per the recent data published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. About 2666 children were hospitalized with the Covid-19 every day last week as per Sunday’s data of CDC.
Reiner said that the vaccine for children in the terms of right efficacy and side effects is important for getting the accurate dose.